Spunsugar – (You Never) Turn Around Spunsugar’s new single did not appear on their recent Drive-Through Chapel long-player. It is, however, the final part of a trilogy which includes two tracks from the aforementioned album Time Enough at Last and Dial Up Tone. The theme of the three songs deals with “being in a relationship with a person who’s emotionally unavailable”. It’s the band’s poppiest … Continue reading A Sunday Trio
The new single from The Shop Window is a personal offering from Carl Mann and was written following a visit to see his 104-year-old grandmother. Sad Eyes combines jangling guitars, poignant words and a catchy chorus that belies the melancholy. The band’s debut 7″ single will be released via Spinout Nuggets in due course whilst the debut album The State Of Being Human will be … Continue reading The Shop Window – Sad Eyes
This week’s pack of three `features three new singles hot off the Bandcamp press. So I started the working week with a post mentioning The English Summer so let’s end the working week on the same note! New track A New Colour For You still has that winning blend of post-punk and indiepop. The guitars are sharp with the vocals reminding me of early The … Continue reading Something For The Weekend? Three New Singles.
The sun has gone in and it’s p*ssing it down in London Town. Time to get stuck into more tunes resting on top of my digital back pile. Fowl Science hail from Toronto and, judging by the lack of anything else listed, The Flowering Eye is their debut release. The song is a catchy mix of shoegaze, alt-rock and post-punk. The synths give the song … Continue reading The Sunday Session
Mannequin Lies by Maidstone’s The Shop Window came out in April and I discovered the track thanks to some recommendations on Twitter this morning. I am glad I persevered because the track is one of the best singles I have heard this year to date. Not many songs open with the band name and the title of the song in the first two lines but … Continue reading The Shop Window – Mannequin Lies